Paramount expects dampened performance in 3Q amid MCO reinstatement

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 6): While Paramount had returned to the black in its second quarter ended June 30, 2021 (2QFY21), the group, which has joined a consortium to bid for a digital banking licence, said it is expecting its financial performance to be hampered in the subsequent quarter amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdowns.

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Passing of an iconic nation builder

The passing of Datuk Teo Chiang Quan, chairman and executive director of Paramount Corp Bhd on May 24, has left Malaysian corporate and property development sector players in a state of shock and despair.

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Paramount looks to expedite RM177m in special dividend payout

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): Paramount Corp Bhd wants to expedite the distribution of the RM177 million allocated as special dividend to its investors following the completion of the sale of its controlling equity interest in its pre-tertiary education business to Prestigion Education Sdn Bhd yesterday.

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Paramount chairman's son joins its board

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Paramount Corp Bhd, which reported a lower second-quarter (2Q) net profit yesterday following the absence of a disposal gain, announced that Benjamin Teo Jong Hian, the son of chairman and executive director Datuk Teo Chiang Quan, has joined the group’s board of directors as an executive director.

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Paramount reducing exposure to education industry

  KUALA LUMPUR (June 22): Earlier this week, Paramount Corp stated that it entered into a conditional share sales and purchase agreement with Character First Sdn Bhd and Two Horses for the disposal of majority stakes in three of its subsidiaries involved in pre-tertiary private education business.

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